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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:05 PM
If weather permits on Sept. 29, 2016, the BC Wildfire Service will conducting an 11.7-hectatre prescribed burn four kilometres north of Nevertouch Lake, 50 kilometres east of Kelowna, B.C.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 10:04 AM
Effective at noon PDT on Sept. 20, 2016, Category 2 open fires will once again be permitted throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, due to a decreased risk of wildfire in the region.
Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:05 PM
BC Wildfire Service firefighters have made good progress on many of the lightning-caused wildfires that started in the Southeast Fire Centre over the past week.
Monday, August 22, 2016 4:00 PM
Most of the smoke that’s been visible in parts of the Southeast Fire Centre is coming from several wildfires in Washington State, particularly one near Deep Lake in Stevens County.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:45 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is reminding the public that the use of fireworks is banned in the Southeast Fire Centre, as part of the Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibitions implemented earlier this year to help reduce wildfire risks.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 4:43 PM
A public access restriction is now in effect along the Gilpin Forest Service Road, due to the nearby Gilpin wildfire. This area restriction was put in place to protect the public and allow first responders to operate safely in the area.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 10:37 AM
The wildfire burning in the Gilpin area east of Grand Forks has grown to 224 hectares, but cooler temperatures and higher humidity levels are forecasted for the area.
Monday, May 16, 2016 9:00 AM
The BC Wildfire Service and the Windermere Fire Department are holding a FireSmart Community Champion Workshop at the Windermere fire hall on Saturday, May 28.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:25 PM
Parts of southeast British Columbia have received varying amounts of rainfall over the past week, but the campfire ban that’s been in place since July 3 throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.
Friday, June 12, 2015 11:45 AM
Smoke from the Cisco Road Fire near Lytton is drifting into the Southeast Fire Centre and residents may continue to see smoke from that blaze as firefighting crews work to suppress it.